May 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Trustees won’t initiate property vacations

JACKSONTOWN – Licking Township Trustees agreed Monday night they would not initiate vacations – not the two weeks in Hawaii kind, but the platted subdivision kind. More...

Residents fund canal clean-up project

THORNVILLE – Perry County Commissioner Jim O’Brien said he and the other commissioners are working hard to find some sort of funding to help finance a large canal cleaning project near Honey Creek Road, but so far it’s been difficul More...

Things to do…

Events Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70. The Visitors Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays and holidays. For more information visit www.dawesarb.org More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • April 16: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone. • April 16: A driver was cited for running a red light. More...

Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We prefer typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. More...

Pound stoops lower; speed trap reputation grows

Editor: Just when I thought the county dog pound couldn’t stoop any lower, they limbo under the stick and come up with AUCTIONING dogs at the pound! More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of May 9. Lakewood Local Schools Monday: #1 lancer chicken bowl; #2 Salisbury steak, dinner roll, mashed potatoes, and fruit. Tuesday: #1 Spaghetti w/ breadstick; #2 Hot dog, tossed romaine salad, and fruit. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Sue Bishop

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Barbara Sue Bishop, 56, of Pleasantville, will be held at 1:00 p.m. More...

Gertrude E. Camechis

A memorial service celebrating the life of Gertrude E. Camechis will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2016, the Reid Cementery located on Pleasantville Road NE. More...

Clara C. “Kitty” Flowers

Clara C. “Kitty” Flowers, age 82 of Thornville, died May 2, 2016, at her residence. She was born February 27, 1934, in Lancaster, daughter of the late Paul and Ruth (Hyme) Shaw. More...